Stephen Lang is a well-known playwright and actor from America, best known for his roles in movies such as ‘Gods and Generals’ in 2003 and the 2009 film, ‘Avatar.' He was born on 11th July in 1952 to parents, Eugene Lang and Theresa Lang. His father was a well- known business entrepreneur and a noted philanthropist.
Lang was born in the city of New York and did his high school education from Queens at Jamaica Estates and George School in Newton. In 1973, Lang completed his graduation in English Literature from Swarthmore College. He was known for his exemplary theatrical skills.
In 1984, Lang played the role of ‘Harold Loman’ in the revival version of the Broadway play, ‘Death of a Salesman’. Later on in 1985, he appeared in a television film, as ‘Willy Loman’ alongside
Dustin Hoffman. He appeared in the first of the series of Hannibal Lecter movies, ‘Manhunter’, in the year 1986. He went on to appear in a row of movies such as, ‘Tombstone’ in 1993, ‘Story of a Bad Boy’ in 1999, ‘The Treatment’ in 2006. ‘The Men who Stare at Goats’ in 2009, ‘
Conan The Barbarian’ in 2011, ‘
Exeter’ in 2015, etc.
Lang also appeared in a row of television series such as ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ in 1995, ‘
Crime Story’ from 1986 to 1988, ‘The Fugitive’ from 2000 to 2001, ‘Terra Nova’ in 2011, and ‘Into the Badlands’ in 2015. In 2003, for his role as ‘Gen. Thomas Jackson’, in ‘Gods and Generals’, he won an award at the Movie Guide Grace Awards. For his role as ‘Col. Miles Quaritch’, he was nominated for several awards including the MTV Movie Awards for Best Fight and Villain. He got married to Kristina Watson, a teacher and a costume designer by profession, in the year 1980, and has four children.